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Topic: favorites
Duquesne University, Gumberg Library
collection
828
ITEMS
940,788
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Books from the Duquesne University, Gumberg Library
California State Railroad Museum Library
collection
426
ITEMS
74,779
VIEWS
collection
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On May 2, 1981, the California State Railroad Museum opened to the public, as did the Museum Library. The library has been an integral component of CSRM since the project's inception. It was clear to the founders of the Museum that a thoughtfully assembled collection of published, manuscript, and pictorial materials would not only enhance the museum's services but also support its conservation and education programs. With this goal in mind, as railroad equipment and artifacts were gathered for...
Topic: californiarevealed
collection
eye 5.8M
The Charles E. Young Research Library Department of Special Collections houses and provides access to the UCLA Library’s central collection of rare books and manuscripts in the humanities, social sciences, visual arts, and other special materials. The Department's rare book holdings consist of some 333,000 volumes, while its non-book holdings comprise more than 30 million manuscripts, 5 million photographs and negatives, ephemera, maps, works of art, architectural drawings and models, and...
Microsoft
collection
411,730
ITEMS
117,110
VIEWS
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Microsoft has sponsored the digitization of books from several libraries to help build the Microsoft Book Search service.
University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries
collection
37,199
ITEMS
13.6M
VIEWS
collection
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The University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries sends selected library materials to Internet Archive for scanning and online access from a variety of units and collections within the Libraries. These include but are not limited to U. S. Government Documents, UF print Dissertations, Duplicates from the storage collection and the Panama Canal Museum Collection. The Internet Archive pre-scanning processing operation at the Libraries is managed by the Preservation Department. Digitization is...
Incunabula
collection
219
ITEMS
63,511
VIEWS
collection
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The BPL’s incunabula collection embodies the varied output of the 15th-century European printing press. The collection is comprised of 574 physical items printed during the 15th century, the majority of which are books (issued either individually or as parts of multi-volume sets). The collection also contains a small number of single-sheet publications, blockbooks, and fragments of books that merit individual cataloging. In total, there are 550 discrete 15th-century editions represented. In...
Newberry Postcards
collection
26,860
ITEMS
56,477
VIEWS
collection
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Digitized selections from the holdings of the Newberry Library, which has one of the largest publicly-accessible postcard collections in the world. For more information, visit https://www.newberry.org/postcards . Images in this digital collection are available for any lawful purpose, commercial or non-commercial, without licensing or permission fees to the library, subject to the following terms and conditions: https://www.newberry.org/rights-and-reproductions . Please note: items in this...
McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
collection
948
ITEMS
170,833
VIEWS
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The McGill Library's Chapbook Collection contains over nine hundred British and American chapbooks published in the 18th and 19th centuries. This digital collection was created by identifying and digitizing volumes from the The Sheila R. Bourke Collection of Children's Literature, the Children's Books Collection and the main McGill Library Rare Books and Special Collection . As new titles are acquired and added to the collection they will be digitized and added to our digital collection...
Topic: McGill Library’s Chapbook Collection
University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
collection
15,216
ITEMS
24M
VIEWS
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The John M. Kelly Library is the largest federated college library at UofT. It is also one of more than 40 libraries at the university. Although our collections cover a wide range of subjects, we tend to focus on humanities disciplines including Catholic theology, the Middle Ages, book history and media, Celtic Studies, and English, French, Italian, Slavic and German literature. The John M. Kelly Library's print collection of over 300,000 volumes is developed in support of undergraduate...
The Victorian Collection
collection
1,145
ITEMS
620,448
VIEWS
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The Victorian Collection features a wide assortment of British sociopolitical periodicals published from 1834 to 1900. This material covers such topics as religious revivals and Temperance movements, politics, agriculture, population studies, illustration, family values, and biography. These periodicals were produced and distributed to educate and persuade, so that, in the words of the editor for the Anti-Corn-Law Society, “the public mind may be kept in a state of information and...
Topic: brigham young university BYU victorian historical
Kahle/Austin Foundation
collection
808,109
ITEMS
192,645
VIEWS
collection
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Items sponsored by the Kahle/Austin Foundation.
Topics: kahle, austin
Liturgy and Life
collection
611
ITEMS
146,199
VIEWS
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Established in 1978 by the Boston College Theologian and Liturgical specialist, William J. Leonard, S.J., this collection documents the liturgical movement in the American Catholic Church from 1925 to the introduction of the Second Vatican Council's reforms. Containing approximately 30,000 volumes, the Liturgy and Life collection is considered to be the most comprehensive archive in America on the pre-Vatican II Catholic Church. The digitized materials focus on the pamphlets and range in...
The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection
collection
15,219
ITEMS
5.4M
VIEWS
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Books contributed from the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection held in the Lincoln Library, Allen County Public Library ., Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Catalogs Collection
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12,838
ITEMS
4.6M
VIEWS
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The Internet Archive Catalogs collection is a growing assembly of various catalogs.
The Classics Illustrated Collection
collection
235
ITEMS
151,853
VIEWS
collection
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Classics Illustrated is an American comic book/magazine series featuring adaptations of literary classics such as Les Miserables, Moby Dick, Hamlet, and The Iliad. Created by Albert Kanter, the series began publication in 1941 and finished its first run in 1971, producing 169 issues. Following the series' demise, various companies reprinted its titles. This series is different from the Great Illustrated Classics, which is an adaptation of the classics for young readers that includes...
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Fiction Collection
collection
316
ITEMS
885,224
VIEWS
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The Science Fiction and Fantasy Fiction Collection is comprised of public domain books contributed by The Charles E. Young Research Library Department of Special Collections at UCLA from the Nitka Collection of Fantastic Fiction. Other contributions are from the University of Toronto and the University of California at Berkeley . Classics Flatland : A Romance of many Dimensions ( details | read it ) by Edwin Abbott Abbott (1838-1926) Published in 1884 The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells (...
Amazing Stories Magazine
collection
708
ITEMS
393,753
VIEWS
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Amazing Stories is an American science fiction magazine launched in April 1926 by Hugo Gernsback's Experimenter Publishing. It was the first magazine devoted solely to science fiction. Science fiction stories had made regular appearances in other magazines, including some published by Gernsback, but Amazing helped define and launch a new genre of pulp fiction. Amazing was published, with some interruptions, for almost eighty years, going through a half-dozen owners and many editors as it...
Smithsonian Libraries
collection
9,780
ITEMS
8.1M
VIEWS
collection
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The Smithsonian Libraries is the most comprehensive museum library system in the world, supporting the vital research of the Institution as well as the work of scientists and scholars around the world. Consisting of 21 branch libraries in Washington, D.C., Panama and New York, our collections are as diverse as the patrons we serve. Our Smithsonian online collection focuses on Smithsonian publications, art and design, history and culture, and the history of technology. Our natural history titles...
Topic: americana
Children's Library
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2,828
ITEMS
7.5M
VIEWS
by Internet Archive
collection
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Books for children from around the world. From University of California Libraries ( list ), the University of Florida's "Literature for Children" Collection , the National Yiddish Book Center , the New York Public Library , International Children's Digital Library , and other libraries. See a Tag Cloud for the Internet Archive Childrens Book Collection.
WWII Archive
collection
5,593
ITEMS
4.8M
VIEWS
collection
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A collection of public domain World War II books, radio broadcasts, V-discs , films, and other ephemera. Curated by a librarian. Thanks for the support & please consider donating to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or the Internet Archive (so that others can enjoy this WWII Archive in the future).
Topic: World War II
Additional Collections
collection
13,028,448
ITEMS
674.2M
VIEWS
collection
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Additional collections of scanned books, articles, and other texts (usually organized by topic) are presented here.
The Library of Congress
collection
162,376
ITEMS
80.7M
VIEWS
collection
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Question or comment about digitized items from the Library of Congress that are presented on this website? Please use the Library of Congress  Ask a Librarian form . The  Library of Congress  is the world’s largest library, offering access to the creative record of the United States—and extensive materials from around the world—both on-site and online. It is the main research arm of the U.S. Congress and the home of the U.S. Copyright Office. Explore...
Comic Books and Graphic Novels
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34,419
ITEMS
13.2M
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Collections of Comic Books and Graphic Novels
Topic: comics
American Libraries
collection
2,960,924
ITEMS
1.6B
VIEWS
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The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft , Yahoo! , The Sloan Foundation , and others.
The Pulp Magazine Archive
collection
12,988
ITEMS
6M
VIEWS
collection
eye 6M
Pulp magazines (often referred to as "the pulps"), also collectively known as pulp fiction, refers to inexpensive fiction magazines published from 1896 through the 1950s. The typical pulp magazine was seven inches wide by ten inches high, half an inch thick, and 128 pages long. Pulps were printed on cheap paper with ragged, untrimmed edges. The name pulp comes from the cheap wood pulp paper on which the magazines were printed. Magazines printed on better paper were called...
The Magazine Rack
collection
149,425
ITEMS
79.2M
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collection
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The Magazine Rack is a collection of digitized magazines and monthly publications.